[drupal-devel] promote to frontpage: confusing.

Carl McDade carl_mcdade at yahoo.com
Tue Mar 8 09:31:36 UTC 2005

Changing it to "visible on frontpage" would be more user friendly. It is
what the user expects to see. The word "promote" is as said confusing.

Carl McDade

Bèr Kessels wrote:
> Hello. 
> Currently we use the standard flag called "promote to frontpage". This 
> is
> only correct for those cases where /node is the frontpage. For all 
> other 
> cases,
> thes flag is obsolete, if not completely wrong.
> I suggest the folloiwing:
> We stop calling /node frontpage.
> We call /node "headlines", in documentation and help text.
> By default the headlines are set to frontpage (we have that now)
> We rename the flag " promote" to "add to healines", or even simply "is 
> headline"
> Pro
> This will improve useability for all these ppl that do not use /node as
> frontpage.
> It will make our frontpage system clearer, for /node (headlines) 
> becomes just
> another frontpage option.
> Con:
> Users who are used to the current system might get confused when they 
> do not
> find the "promote to frontpage flag" anymore.
> Regards,
>  Bèr

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